Hurricane name,
size and location
Date and duration
(from>to)
Lunar timing
with reference to phase
Approximate path
Cindy
Gulf of Mexico
June 29 > 7/5,2005 B4 New Moon (nm7/6 > 9) N.W> N.>N.E.
Dennis   cat 3
east gulf to Alabama
July 9 > 10   X after new moon (nm 6 > 9) North in East gulf
Emily   to cat 5
S. Gulf to n.e. Mexico
July 11 > 21 B4 full (-10days)
(fm 21 > 23)
West NW
Katrina   cat 5
Gulf of Mexico
Aug. 18 > 29 Full Moon (-3 to +8)
(fm 19 > 22)
East to West then North
Ophelia   less than 3
east coast of u.s.
Sept 6 > 18    X New +2 to +12
nm 2 > 5
North East path
Rita   cat 4 (+/-)
Southern Gulf to Texas
September 18 > 28 Full Moon -2 to +9
(fm)19 > 22)
East to West
Wilma   cat 1-5
S. Gulf to East coast of u.s.
Oct 15 > 25, 2005 Full -3 to +6 (fm 17 > 20)
partial lunar eclipse
N.W then N.E.
Of the 27 named storms is 2005,
only 8 occured in the first lunar quarter region.
8 directly overlapped the new moon,
2 of them were the most severe.
The other 4 of the most severe and 7 of the total
occurred as the new moon
passed through the earth's plasma tail.